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CONNECTING COMMUNITIES
ARROYO GRANDE | ATASCADERO | GROVER BEACH
MORRO BAY | PASO ROBLES | PISMO BEACH
SAN LUIS OBISPO | SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014

***NOTE THE LOCATION***

San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
SLOCOG starts at 8:30 a.m.

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slocog.org
The ADDENDUM is available here.
President: Debbie Arnold
Vice President: Jan Howell Marx
Board Members:
Frank Mecham (First District – SLO County)
Bruce Gibson (Second District – SLO County)
Adam Hill (Third District – SLO County)
Lynn Compton (Fourth District – SLO County)
Debbie Arnold (Fifth District – SLO County)
Jim Guthrie (Arroyo Grande)
Tom O’Malley (Atascadero)
John Shoals (Grover Beach)
Jamie Irons (Morro Bay)
Fred Strong (Paso Robles)
Shelly Higginbotham (Pismo Beach)
Jan Howell Marx (San Luis Obispo)
Timothy Gubbins (Ex-Officio, Caltrans District 5)
Individuals wishing accessibility accomodations at this meeting, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), may request such accomodations to aid hearing, visual, or mobility impairment by contacting SLOCOG offices at 781-4219. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor your request
I.
 CALL TO ORDER AND  ROLL CALL
II.
 PUBLIC COMMENTS: Any member of the public may address the Council for a period not to exceed three minutes on any item of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the Council. The Council will listen to all communication, but in compliance with the Brown Act, will not take any action on items that are not on the agenda.
III.
DIRECTOR REPORTS
  1.  SLOCOG Executive Director
  2.  Caltrans District 5 Director
IV.
PUBLIC HEARING:
 
A-1 Transit Fund Programming:
  1. FY 2014/15 Proposition 1B "Safety and Security" (ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION [ATTACHMENT A, PAGE A-1-5] APPROVING FY 2014/15 PROPOSITION 1B "SAFETY AND SECURITY PROJECTS IN TABLE A). Tim Gillham
  2. FY 2015/16 Rural Transit Fund (RTF) Program of Projects (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE FY 2015/2016 RTF PROJECTS IN TABLE B). Tim Gillham

 Motion and Vote


A-2

 2015 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 4 (ROLL CALL - ADOPT THE RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO THE 2015 FTIP). Jeffery Brubaker

 Motion and Vote


A-3
 Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP); Addendum to the 2010 RTP/Preliminary Sustainable Communities Strategy Environmental Impact Report (RTP/PSCS EIR); 2014 RTP/PSCS Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program; Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Determination (ROLL CALL -
  1. Provide direction on key policy issues and direct staff to integrate changes.
  2. Adopt the Resolution approving the Addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the 2010 SLOCOG RTP/PSCS and the SLOCOG 2014 RTP/PSCS Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program
  3. Adopt the Resolution approving the 2015 SLOCOG RTP; Making Findings of Fact Related to the Environmental Effects of the Project and Feasibility of Mitigation Measures and Project Alternatives; Adopting a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program; Adoption of the Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Determination; and, finds that the 2015 FTIP and 2014 RTP are in conformity with the requirements of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and applicable State Implementation Plans for the SLO County subject to the integration of changes identified in Attachment A of the staff report). Steve Devencenzi

 Motion and Vote

V.
TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
 B-1

 San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) and Regional Rideshare Triennial Performance Audit Findings & Recommendations (VOICE VOTE - ADOPT RECOMMENDATIONS). Elaine Wilson / Derek Wong (Pacific Municipal Consultants [PMC]).

 Motion and Vote


"TEN-MINUTE BREAK"

B-2

 Ride-On Transportation Plan Findings and Recommendations (VOICE VOTE - CONCEPTUALLY SUPPORT; INTEGRATE CHANGES FROM RIDE-ON BOARD, AND SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION IN JUNE). Eliane Wilson / Joey Goldman (Nelson Nygaard Consulting Associates)

 Motion and Vote


B-3

 Califoria Transportation Plan (CTP) 2040 (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE SLOCOG POSITION). Presentation by Caltrans Staff

 Motion and Vote


B-4
 FY 14/15 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Funding Reduction and FY 15/16 TDA Fund Apportionment (VOICE VOTE -
  1. APPROVE MODIFIED LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND [LTF] (TABLE AA) APPORTIONMENTS WITH a $600K REDUCTION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 (resulting in net cuts to jurisdictions and SLOCOG of 3.8%)
  2. APPROVE ESTIMATED LTF [TABLE A] APPORTIONMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016;
  3. APPROVE STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE [STA] [TABLE C] ALLOCATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016 [SUBJECT TO STATE BUDGET]). Lori Kramer

 Motion and Vote


B-5
 SLO Regional Rideshare Program Update:
  1. Bike Month
  2. 511 Marketing Campaign Update
    (INFORMATION ITEM - RECEIVE). Stephanie Hicks

B-6

 Active Transportation Funding / Schedule and Programming Approach (VOICE VOTE - PROVIDE POLICY DIRECTION ON PROGRAMMING APPROACH [B-6-3 & B-6-4]). Richard Murphy

 Motion and Vote

VI.
AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES

C-1

 Update on 2014 Aerial Imagery Project, SLOCOG participation in SLO County Parcel Data Conversion Project, SLOCOG GIS accomplishments, update on SLO regional GIS Collabortive (SLORGC) (INFORMATION ITEM - RECEIVE AND FILE). Geoffrey Chiapella

 Motion and Vote


C-2
 FY 2015/2016 Draft Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget (ROLL CALL -
  1. ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2015/2016 OWP AND BUDGET AND CERTIFY CONFORMITY WITH FEDERAL AND STATE RULES AND REGULATIONS; AUTHORIZE STAFF TO MAKE MINOR MODIFICATIONS TO THE BUDGET AND OWP TO ADDRESS FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION [FHWA], FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION [FTA], AND CALTRANS COMMENTS.
  2. SCHEDULE BUDGET AMENDMENT IN JUNE TO ADDRESS GRANTS AND POTENTIAL DEFICIT). Ronald De Carli

 Motion and Vote

VII.

 CONSENT AGENDA (INFORMATION AND ACTION ITEMS - ROLL CALL): The following items are considered routine and non-controversial by staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the COG or public wishes an item be removed. If discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the consent agenda and will be considered separately. Questions of clarification may be made by COG Board members without removal from the Consent Agenda. The recommendations for each item are noted in parenthesis.

 Motion and Vote


D-1
 Minutes of Meetings:
  1. SLOCOG MINUTES - February 4, 2015 (APPROVE)
  2. Executive Committee Minutes - March 12, 2015 (INFORMATION).
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes - March 18, 2015 (INFORMATION).


D-2
  1. Fiscal Year 2014/2015 Year-to-date Financial Report
  2. Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Amendment No. 2 (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]; APPROVE FY 2014/15 OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 2 [ATTACHMENT C]).

D-3
 AGP Video Production of Board Meetings - Contract Renewal (APPROVE CONTRACT WITH AGP VIDEO TO TELEVISE ALL SLOCOG AND SLORTA MEETINGS WITH COSTS SHARED ON PRO-RATA BASIS) (SLORTA to consider separately at their May meeting). Steve Devencenzi

D-4
2015 Coordinated Human Services Plan (CHSP) Contract with C.R. Peterson Consulting (APPROVE CONTRACT WITH C.R. PETERSON CONSULTING, LLC, FOR THE AMOUNT OF $50,000). Sara Sanders

D-5
Follow-up to the 2014 Triennial Performance Audits: 1) SLO Transit; 2) Regional Transit Authority (RTA) / Runabout / San Luis Obispo County; and 3) South County Transit (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Find SLO Transit, RTA, County and the SCT operators made reasonable progress in carrying out or preparing to implement their June 2014 recommendations; and
  2. Bring back the 2015/16 recommendations in December 2015 (SLO Transit, SCT & RTA - [all functions]). Eliane Wilson

D-6
San Luis Obispo Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (SLOSAFE):
  1. Renewal of SLOSAFE Contract with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) (APPROVE RESOLUTION [ATTACHMENT A] AND AUTHORIZE SLOCOG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO FORMALIZE AGREEMENT WITH CHP)
  2. Cellular 2G to 3G Upgrade (AUTHORIZE CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS UPGRADE). Tim Gillham

D-7
Update of the State Highway Operations and Protection Program (SHOPP) for District 5 (FORWARD SHIPP COMMENTS TO CALTRANS). Jeffery Brubaker/ Aileen Loe (Caltrans District 5)

D-8
State Legislative Update (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS). Michael Harmon

D-9
Report on National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) Annual National Conference of Regions, Washington D.C. (INFORMATION - RECEIVE)

D-10
Templeton Circulation Study Update and 46W / US 101 Traffic Evaluation (ADOPT THE RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ALLOCATION OF UP TO $50K OF STATE HIGHWAY ACCOUNT [SHA] FUNDS FOR THE EVALUATION AND PROVIDING GUIDANCE ON HOW IMPROVEMENTS TO THE INTERCHANGE ARE DESCRIBED IN THE DRAFT 2014 RTP-SCS). Jeffery Brubaker

D-11
Contract with Questa Engineering Fasibility and Preliminary Engineering Study Anza Trail at Highway 101 and Pismo Creek (AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SIGN CONTRACT WITH QUESTA ENGINEERING CORPORATION NOT TO EXCEED $25K FOR WORK OUTLINED IN THE PROPOSAL AND SCOPE OF WORK). Jessica Berry

D-12
 Approve Contract for Coast Rail Environmental Documents and Amend Fund Transfer Agreement with Caltrans (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION TO:
  1. Authorize Contract Amendment with Circlepoint for $50K, and authorize Executive Director and Legal Counsel to sign.
  2. Adopt Resolution to amend Fund Transfer Agreement). Peter Rodgers

D-13
2015/2016 Unmet Transit Needs Findings (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
  1. APPROVE RESOLUTION FINDING THERE ARE NO "UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS" THAT ARE "REASONABLE TO MEET" FOR FY 2015/2016; COMPILE FINAL REPORT AND SUBMIT TO CALTRANS.
  2. DIRECT STAQFF TO BRING BACK UPDATE ON ALL BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENT REQUESTS AT THE JUNE 3rd BOARD MEETING). Tim Gillham

D-14
SLO Regional Rideshare Contract with RideAmicgos for Online Ride Matching and Trip Logging Service (APPROVE CONTRACT WITH RIDEAMIGOS). Stephanie Hicks

D-15
Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION). Ronald De Carli

D-16
Modification to Board Stipend Policy to Reduce Travel Costs (SUPPORT). Ronald De Carli / Peter Rodgers

D-17
Amendment to the Agreement Regarding Parking and Access Easement at 1114 Marsh Street (AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND LEGAL COUNSEL AND EXECUTE THREE AGREEMENTS PERTAINING TO ACCESS, ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW, AND SLOCOG'S WATER METTER AND ITS USAGE). Ronald De Carli
VIII.
 BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
VII.ADJOURNMENT
Next SLOCOG meeting: June 3, 2015
 Next SLOCOG meeting: October 1, 2014 (Venue: Atascadero City Council Chambers)